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Release Date July 12

Get tested for HIV, and score free tickets to an exclusive concert.

Hip Hop for HIV will be at Brookhaven College on July 27 to offer free HIV testing to the public. Testing will be from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Health Center, Student Services Center, Room S072.

All who get tested will receive free onsite medical counseling and one free ticket to the Hip Hop for HIV concert on Aug. 21, presented by KBFB 97.9 The Beat. The concert will feature major hip-hop artists T. Cash, Yung Nation, B Hamp, Dorrough, Doughski G and BMC Boyz from 3-6 p.m. at the Palladium Ballroom, 1135 S. Lamar in Dallas.

Hip Hop for HIV, entering its fourth year, encourages the Dallas community to get tested at any of the event’s testing sites and to know their HIV status. Testing and tickets are free, but the only way to get a ticket is to get tested.

Brookhaven College is located at 3939 Valley View Lane in Farmers Branch. For more information about the Brookhaven College testing location, contact Jessica Rawlins, Brookhaven College marketing and advertising coordinator, at 972-860-4374.



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Brookhaven College is proud to be an Hispanic-Serving Institution with more than 25 percent Hispanic student enrollment since 2006. Educational opportunities are offered by Brookhaven College without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or gender expression..

Brookhaven College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the associate's degree. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Brookhaven College.

The three-fold purpose for publishing the Commission's address and contact numbers is to enable interested constituents (1) to learn about the accreditation status of Brookhaven College, (2) to file a third-party comment at the time of Brookhaven College's decennial review, or (3) to file a complaint against Brookhaven College for alleged non-compliance with a standard or requirement.

Normal inquiries about Brookhaven College, such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc., should be addressed directly to Brookhaven College and not to the Commission's office.